Top 50 Trucking Companies

Top 50 Trucking Companies

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Top 50 trucking companies
The United States’ largest trucking companies kept tapping their brakes in 2013, slowing revenue growth for the second consecutive year as the economic recovery remained a modest one.

News & Analysis

21 Oct 2014
A summer of strong freight demand drove revenue up 8 percent at Werner Enterprises, which won "sustainable" rate increases from shippers and raised driver pay.
14 Jan 2014
YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch urged employees “to stay focused on providing the best possible customer service” as the company works “diligently to explore all options available” after YRC Teamsters rejected the company’s contract proposal.
UPS Freight
13 Jan 2014
UPS Freight Teamsters approved a new five-year contract last weekend that raises wages but gives the LTL carrier some flexibility to subcontract line-haul work.
10 Jan 2014
YRC Teamsters decisively rejected proposed concessions, casting the company's ability to refinance $1.4 billion in debt before it comes due into doubt.
07 Jan 2014
YRC Worldwide and creditors led by Credit Suisse reached an agreement to refinance $1.15 billion in long-term debt due in 2014 and 2015, if the trucking giant's Teamsters employees agree to extend wage and benefit cuts.
Higher construction spending will translate to more opportunities in flatbed haulers of steel and other commodities used in commercial and residential buildings.
02 Jan 2014
CRST International started 2014 by acquiring BESL Transfer, a flatbed trucking company in Cincinnati. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Commentary

What's the best way to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week? 1) Raise pay; 2) Start to build a more 'driver-centric' business.

Video

Senior Editor Bill Cassidy interviews YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch, who is getting closer to his goal of returning the troubled less-than-truckload operator to profitability.